Regional Manager, Asia
Work base location: This management position is based in Chapel Hill, NC, United States.
MANAGEMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION:
Responsible for management of the bi-annual planning and budgeting cycle, including support to in-country teams for budgets, work plans, evaluation and reporting of results. Regular monitoring of activities and budgets to ensure country programs are implemented as planned. Collaborate with other Ipas units to ensure that Asia regional and country objectives are met, consistent with organizational priorities and desired results. Manages preparation of donor documents, working closely with in-country staff, and other units in NC . Oversight of operational and office management concerns of country offices including HR, benefits and contracts.
TECHNICAL LEADERSHIP AND ASSISTANCE:
The Regional Manager provides leadership for core project planning and management functions of the Asia RST, including oversight and tracking of country program implementation. The Manager ensures that annual country workplans and budgets are developed in accordance with the Ipas management cycle and donor requirements. The Manager ensures monthly tracking and review of country-based activities and expenditures by the RST to check achievement against monthly targets and for feedback and discussions with the country team counterparts.
Supervises the North Carolina-based Program Associate and Program Coordinator to manage workload and priorities to ensure optimum support to meet in-country needs; Provides guidance and supervision to ensure that each team member performs his/her responsibilities toward desired results, and encourages teamwork to meet overall objectives; Supports team building across RST and in-country.
PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT AND DONOR REPORTING:
The Manager is responsible for managing preparation of donor documents in accordance with Ipas design write processes and in coordination with country teams and global units as required. Ensures that donor-specific requirements as outlined in grant agreements, contracts, disbursement schedules, project timelines etc. are incorporated into RST plans, and that deadlines are met.
About Ipas: Founded in 1973, Ipas is a global nongovernmental organization dedicated to ending preventable deaths and disabilities from unsafe abortion. Through local, national and global partnerships, Ipas works to ensure that women can obtain safe, respectful and comprehensive abortion care, including counseling and contraception to prevent future unintended pregnancies.
How to apply:
The closing date: Wednesday, November 14, 2012